If a man is not rising upwards to be an angel, depend upon it, he is sinking downwards to be a devil.
God seeks comrades and claims love, the Devil seeks slaves and claims obedience.
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
Whenever God erects a house of prayer The devil always builds a chapel there; And 'twill be found, upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation.
Leisure is the handmaiden of the devil.
If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.
How do the angels get to sleep when the devil leaves the porch light on?
There can be no higher law in journalism than to tell the truth and to shame the devil - remain detached from the great
A religion can no more afford to degrade its Devil than to degrade its God.
Obey something, and you will have a chance to learn what is best to obey. But if you begin by obeying nothing, you will end by obeying the devil and all his invited friends.
Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether it's greedy or loving.
He that is possessed with a prejudice is possessed with a devil, and one of the worst kinds of devils, for it shuts out the truth, and often leads to ruinous error.
Idleness is the badge of the gentry, the bane of body and mind, the nurse of naughtiness, the stepmother of discipline, the chief author of all mischief, one of the seven deadly sins, the cushion upon which the devil chiefly reposes, and a great cause not only of melancholy, but of many other diseases; for the mind is naturally active, and, if it is not occupied about some honest business, it rushes into mischief or sinks into melancholy.
Illusion is the dust the devil throws in the eyes of the foolish.
Sarcasm is the language of the devil, for which reason I have long since as good as renounced it.
The busy man is troubled with but one devil; the idle man by a thousand
It is so stupid of modern civilisation to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it.
It is so stupid of modern civilization to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it
It is stupid of modern civilization to have given up believing in the devil, when he is the only explanation of it.
A polite devil is more agreeable than a rude saint.
The divergent series are the invention of the devil, and it is a shame to base on them any demonstration whatsoever. By using them, one may draw any conclusion he pleases and that is why these series have produced so many fallacies and so many paradoxes.
We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.
The heart of man is the place the devil dwells in; I feel sometimes a hell dwells within myself.
The devil, as a master of deceit, does everything he can to keep people from believing in the existence of a hell; but hell is a literal state of existence that will be the plight of all those who reject the Lord Jesus Christ.
Hell is the highest reward that the devil can offer you for being a servant of his.